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In a short space of time, Charles Darwin University has developed a reputation as an innovative teaching and learning institution,and one of the most research-intensive universities in Australia.
The University prides itself on creativity, flexibility and robustness, with much of its renowned character stemming from its location in the Northern Territory and close interaction with Aboriginal culture and the peoples of Southeast Asia. CDU’s Darwin campus is youthful, multicultural and cosmopolitan – a tropical city in a territory steeped in Aboriginal tradition which enjoys a close interaction with the peoples of Southeast Asia.
Delivered by UP Education, International College is Charles Darwin University’s specialist college to prepare international students to successfully gain entry to their target course of tertiary study. Based at the Waterfront campus in Darwin, the International College is a modern learning environment close to the Darwin CBD.
International College integrates international students into CDU student life from day one. The rigorous academic standards, modern waterfront facilities and comprehensive student support are available to all enrolled students.
Specialised language development, a well-rounded curriculum and small classes provide the support for students to thrive.
Two types of courses are available: The International Diploma supports students into the second year of a Business, Accounting or IT undergraduate degree, and Masters Preparation and Qualifying programs develop advanced skills in academic writing, research, critical thinking and intercultural communication for undertaking postgraduate study.
For more information about living and studying in Darwin and the Northern Territory, visit:
A number of scholarships are available to international students applying to study at Charles Darwin University. Click here to find out more.
International students can choose to live within the grounds of the Casuarina Campus and take advantage of all the facilities and activities on offer, or live in private rental accommodation or homestay.
Based at the Casaurina campus, IHD is a student community with equipped with facilities like study rooms, recreational areas and a swimming pool. Students under 18 must stay at IHD.
CDU can assist you in finding suitable private student accommodation in Darwin, either individually or shared with other students. CDU Equity services can help you at every step of the way to secure suitable accommodation.
CDU International College students are supported by warm, professional tutors and student services at CDU Darwin Waterfront, including: